Flexa

3–4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

Motorway is the UK’s fastest-growing used car marketplace — our online-only platform connects private car sellers with thousands of verified dealers nationwide, ensuring everyone gets the best deal.

Founded in 2017, our award-winning, technology-led approach has redefined the experience of selling a car, generating thousands of monthly car sales and helping us to grow to a team of over 400 across 4 locations.

Motorway is now valued at over $1 billion and is backed by some of the world’s leading technology investors, having raised £143 million in Series C funding.

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing scale-up at a crucial phase of growth and help change an industry for the better.

FP&A is a new team at Motorway, and as the second FP&A hire for the business, this role will be instrumental in building out a new function within the Finance team.

FP&A are responsible for forecasting and budgeting across the business, getting involved in all areas of the P&L, working closely with colleagues in multiple teams to assist with top-down and bottom-up forecasting and analysis.

The role will involve working across FP&A, Business Partnering and Commercial Finance, so an understanding of (and a desire to gain exposure to) each of these areas is essential.

Specific duties may include any / a number of the following:

  • Business partnering with senior stakeholders across the business, providing analysis and decision making support for particular projects, and also day-to-day Finance assistance.
  • Development of monthly & quarterly reporting packs for specific departments and the business as a whole.
  • Development of cash flow modelling & analysis
  • Assist with strategically significant projects such as long term capital planning and M&A

This role is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to further develop their skill-set, and to gain experience of building out a professional FP&A function in a rapidly scaling business.

Requirements

  • Significant financial modelling experience - including financial statement modelling and analysis of large data sets
  • Experience of scalable process design & implementation
  • Ability to balance multiple changing priorities
  • Desire to work in a scale-up business
  • Anaplan experience - desirable but non-essential
  • Experience of budgeting and forecasting, variance analysis
  • Experience working in a professional FP&A team would be a big plus
  • Big four experience would be a plus, but non-essential

Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • BUPA private health insurance
  • Annual learning budget with Learnerbly
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Flexible working (approximately 2-3 days in the office a week)
  • The option to work remote for a full month each year
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Calm membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A fun working environment with regular social events
  • The chance to join a rapidly growing company that cares first and foremost about its people
  • Fast career progression and the ability to develop your own skills and experience quickly

Equal Opportunities Statement

Motorway is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. We believe our workforce should reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.

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Company benefits

Health insurance
Enhanced maternity leave – 6 months fully paid
Enhanced paternity leave – 1 month fully paid
Cycle to work scheme
Volunteer days
Share options
Dog friendly office
Personal development budgets
In office massages
In office yoga classes
Faith rooms
Meditation space
Compassionate leave
Enhanced sick pay
Mental health platform access
Teambuilding days
Hackathons
Open to job sharing
Open to part-time employees
Location
82%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
81%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
59%
Employees are moderately happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
79%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
78%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
84%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Motorway

Company employees

400+

Office locations

London & Brighton

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023